AMD’s new Radeon graphics driver preps PC gamers for ‘Watch Dogs 2,’ more

On Monday, AMD launched a new Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver optimized for Watch Dogs 2, which hits the PC on Tuesday. The new driver also resolves issues related to two games: The Division and Battlefield 1.

Apple needs to eject all the misleading junk on the Mac App Store, report says

A recent report indicates that Apple needs to thoroughly clean its Mac App Store, as it's currently cluttered with a number of misleading app listings. The report points to template bundles disguised as Microsoft Office apps, and more.

Apple signals the end of the line for some Macs by declaring them vintage, obsolete

Although Apple appears to be no slouch in terms of supporting its products, even it has to draw the line somewhere. Starting on December 31, a number of Apple Macs will be dropped from the support rolls and be officially declared as…

Nvidia’s new GeForce driver is perfect for ‘Watch Dogs 2’, ‘Dead Rising 4’, more

On Monday, Nvidia released a new GeForce Game Ready 376.09 driver for its graphics cards optimized for the upcoming games 'Watch Dogs 2', 'Dead Rising 4', and 'Steep'. 'Watch Dogs 2' arrives on PC on Tuesday.

Tresorit wants to protect activists and nonprofits with free encryption services

Tresorit, an encrypted cloud storage firm from Hungary, has launched a new nonprofit initiative that provides free encrypted storage subscriptions for activists to help their secure their data and protect themselves.
Virtual Reality

U.S. Navy reveals F-18 fighter simulator for VR powered by Nvidia's Quadro GPU

For the very first time, the U.S. Navy is demonstrating a F-18 cockpit simulator powered by Nvidia Quadro graphics for training pilots in virtual reality. A single server can play host to four simultaneous demos on the Oculus Rift and HTC…

Specs for Intel’s unlocked Core i3 processor leak– and they’re impressive

Following a price list leak, it appears that specs and Geekbench scores for Intel’s upcoming seventh-generation Core i3 processors might have hit the web ahead of the processor’s official unveiling.

MacBook Pro bug is most common on the 15-inch Radeon 460 model, survey says

Survey data suggests the graphics bug affecting a number of users of the MacBook Pro 2016 may be more widespread than initially thought. It seems to be most common on the 15-inch model with the Radeon 460 GPU, though it is unconfirmed.

Surface Phone could be the ultimate mobile device, but not till late 2017

Microsoft's long-rumored Surface Phone could be the "ultimate mobile device" that won't release until late 2017, utilizing Snapdragon 835 and 4GB or 6GB configurations, according to new leaked information.

Samsung 850 Pro 4-terabyte solid state drive wins CES Innovation Award

Walking away with awards before the show has even begun, Samsung has announced that its 850 Pro 4TB will make an appearance at CES 2017, where it will be granted an Innovation Award.

Privacy might go out the window if a draft law in Germany goes into place

Thanks to a report from the nation's union for data protection, it's been revealed that the Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has a draft law in place that would do some serious damage to the state of data privacy rights in Germany.

MIT algorithm can predict the (immediate) future from still images

A team of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a system that can predict the following events in images and generate videos to depict them.